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EU Closing Safe Harbor for Data Privacy

On October 13, 2015 By Cassidi Hammock

On October 6th of this year, the Court of Justice for the European Union ended a safe harbor that had been in place for about fifteen years.

In the mid nineties, the European Union (EU) increased privacy protections for all their citizens with the Data Protection Directive. Even prior to this directive, the [...]

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Yahoo!: Defender of Privacy Rights

On April 23, 2010 By JETLaw

Privacy protection for electronic communications has been a subject of debate for some time now, so it should come as no surprise that the government continues to make controversial attempts to obtain private email communications. A recent legal controversy between Yahoo! and the Department of Justice illustrates just how far the government can go in [...]

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